The next 1-2 years will be very challenging for many in our church and the broader community due to the economy and Covid-19. We have an opening… Read more “Opening for Deacon of Christian Mission: Covid and Economy Focused”
5/19/2020 In order to avoid confusion, please know that First Congregational Church will continue our virtual Sunday worship services despite Governor Baker’s announcement this week that houses… Read more “In-Person Worship Suspension Reminder”
March 25, 2020 Dear Members and Friends, This is to let you know that we are extending cancellation of Sunday worship services and all other church activities… Read more “3/25/20 Update to Sunday Worship”
3/13/2020 Dear Members and Friends, I am writing to share with you the decision that has been made to cancel Sunday worship services and all other church… Read more “Sunday Worship Cancellation Notice”
A quick note: You can register your children for Sunday School online now; go to this page for a form-fillable PDF, or you can print this form here… Read more “We look forward to welcoming you back to church on Sunday, September 8, at 10 am!”
School’s out, so the summer hours will be shifting! Our reduced summer schedule of Mondays & Tuesdays from 9-2 begins in July. The office will be closed… Read more “Summer Office Hours!”
Click here to learn more and order tickets! You can find out more information about this interfaith initiative of Refugee Immigration Ministry here.
It’s coming up, this Saturday from 9-1! We hope you’ll join us….
Please join us for a musical meditation on the Seven Last Words of Christ on Maundy Thursday evening, April 18 at 7 pm to be held at… Read more “Maundy Thursday Service Thursday, April 18, 7 pm at First Congregational Church of Melrose”
Summertime is typically all about BBQs, vacation travel, camps, and time at the beach. All in the name of fun. All in the name of soaking in… Read more “May it be Well with Your Soul”
I try to focus more on issues and social dynamics rather than individual politicians, but when one of them–in this case Donald Trump–makes or tries to make… Read more “Blasphemy at the Very Least”
Early in the new year, I received approval from our Board of Deacons to take a sabbatical. A sabbatical, for those who may not know, is typically… Read more “Sabbatical Plans”